Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa, Lambast Buhari’s Govt over ASUU Strike

Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa, Lambast Buhari’s Govt over ASUU Strike

  • Nigeria football national team captain, Ahmed Musa has made a huge statement over the ongoing ASUU strike
  • The former Leicester City superstar used his social media handle to call out Nigerian politicians for neglecting the educational system of the country
  • He also the conscience of politicians to order asking them how they feel when they see students out of school while their kids study abroad

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has called out Nigerian politicians over their negligence in the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.

The former Leicester City forward took to his Instagram handle on Tuesday, July 12 to lambast politicians in Nigeria for sending their kids abroad to study and leave the educational system in Nigeria dilapidated.

Ahmed Musa
Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa called Nigerian politicians and youths over the ongoing ASUU strike. Photo: @Adaeze_UC
Source: Twitter had earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari reacted to the ASUU which is in its fifth month.

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President lamented the current state of the situation pleading to ASUU to sympathise with students and call off the strike.

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The president made this known on Monday, July 11 while receiving leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in his hometown, Daura-Katsina state.

Meanwhile, Ahmed Musa in his post did not only call out politicians but he went further to call out Nigerian youths who go all out to sing their praises despite being away from class for five months.

“To our political office holders whose children school abroad. How do you feel visiting your children abroad, taking pictures in their schools and p
“Like seriously, how is it okay to you? You are running a system you don’t even believe in.
“Show me one oyibo leader whose child is schooling in Nigeria. E no dey touch una?

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“And when you return Nigerian youths will still gather and sing praises for una,” Musa wrote.

Finally, ASUU agrees to call off strike, gives 2 major conditions

ASUU had finally agreed to call off its long strike action but reiterated that it will only happen if the federal government meets two major demands.

The president of ASUU, Prof. Emmanuel Osedeke said the only reason why the strike will be called off is if the federal agrees to the UTAS payment platform and concur with the 2009 treaty.

He, however, stated that the agitation against the government was in the best interest of Nigerian students.

Buhari to give final resolution on ASUU strike, UTAS, says Ngige

Meanwhile, the minister for labour and employment, Dr Chris Ngige revealed that decisions on will soon be made on the UTAS payment platform.

According to Ngige, President Muhammadu Buhari will issue a directive in light of the issue as well as an increment of salary for lecturers.

Ngige made this known via a statement on Sunday, June 26 stating that the inter-ministerial departments and agencies committees of the federal government would in turn in their reports on Wednesday, June 29 to help in the decision of the president.


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